Top 10 Best Korean Singers and Bands

Over the years, you might have found yourself humming along to the catchy tunes of a K-pop song or being moved by the soulful melodies of a Korean ballad without even realizing it. That's the beauty and charm of Korean music. It transcends boundaries, cultures, and languages, making it a universal force to be reckoned with.

When you delve deeper into the realm of Korean singers and bands, you'll find a treasure trove of talent. From high-energy pop groups that dominate global charts to solo artists with voices that can send shivers down your spine, the list is expansive and eclectic.
The Top Ten
1 Kim Hyun-joong Kim Hyun-Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, singer, dancer, and the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501.

Kim Hyun Joong has a voice that takes you away. He is a talented singer and musician. He's the best I've heard. He continually grows as an artist. The Gemini band can't be left out. They are a great band, and together with Kim Hyun Joong, they bring us masterpieces. I love the music and am enjoying watching as KHJ grows and evolves. He is a great visionary. I feel blessed to watch him become the major talent that he is.

KHJ is different from anyone else out there. He's able to pull off many different kinds of music and is often involved in composing himself. You can tell he enjoys himself when performing, and his passion comes out best when singing rock.

2 Seo Taiji
3 G-Dragon

He is a nice guy, and he has a nice voice.

He has the cutest high voice when singing and the most amazing rap voice, unlike any other.

4 BIGBANG Big Bang is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The group consists of 4 members: G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Daesung.

Big Bang should be in the Top 1 if it is talking about the best boy band in the Kpop world. Big Bang is very different and unique in their style of music. All of their songs are best-selling and big hits. They have won many awards, even outside of Korea. They are, for me, the top 1 in the Kpop world in influencing the youth, which includes the new product of Korea's boy groups that are gaining more attention, like BTS (don't believe me? Search), Got7, and many more groups that admire them.

They have created the influence of the Korean music foundation and are very successful.

6 Super Junior Super Junior is a South Korean boy band. Formed in 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of S.M. Entertainment, the group comprised a total of thirteen members at its peak.

I'm an ELF from India. I don't know if SuJu sees this website and reads our comments. But I want to say, even though young bands are coming to the forefront, Super Junior never fails to hit the mark. They are still number 1 with the same love from fans. They're globally popular, very handsome, and very talented. Lee Teuk is one of the reasons why SuJu is being loved. No wonder they are role models.

Super Junior is great as a boy band group and as individuals. They are the best entertainer group. They are the full package.

7 T.O.P

Choinim, or TOP, is really an amazing singer as well as an amazing rapper. He is a good actor as well, so TOP is the best of all. I really love to listen to his songs and watch his movies. I am really the biggest fan of TOP, and I'll never stop loving him. TOP is the greatest singer. I really love you.

8 Daesung
9 Seungri
10 T-Max

I love your song too! Especially the Paradise song.

The Contenders
11 BTS BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013. RM is the leader and the other members are V, Jimin, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, and Jungkook

They are the first K-pop group to ever be on the Grammys. They have performed on talent shows. They are also the most well-known K-pop group internationally.

12 EXO Exo is a South Korean-Chinese boy group based in Seoul. Formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2011, the group debuted in 2012 with twelve members separated into two subgroups, EXO-K and EXO-M, performing music in Korean and Mandarin, respectively.

They are so amazing and awesome! I love all of them! Especially D.O. He's the cutest among the cutest. But their group is also cute and talented. Their song was absolutely FANTASTIC and POPULAR!

They are amazing. They deserve to be in the Top 10. I love their music.

13 IU Lee Ji-eun, also known by her stage name IU, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, record producer and actress.

IU has a unique style in singing. I love her.

14 Sohyang

Better than all the K-Pop idols and Korean singers in the entirety of Korea! She definitely deserves to be in the top 3!

One of the best voices ever. She is up there with Whitney Houston.

No one can even touch her. What is she doing down here at 14?!?


My god. CN Blue should be the first! If you ever listen to them or go to their concert, you will fall in love with them right away. These guys are so real, warm, and talented. I love Yong oppa!

CNBLUE should be number one. I love them all: Yonghwa, Jonghyun, Minhyuk, and Jungshin. Yonghwa is the best.

16 Taeyang
17 SHINee Shinee is a South Korean boy band formed by SM Entertainment in 2008. The group is composed of four members: Onew, Key, Minho, and Taemin. Originally a five-piece group, vocalist Jonghyun died in December 2017.

SHINee is one of the best idol groups ever.

18 Ailee Amy Lee (born May 30, 1989), better known by her stage name Ailee, is an American singer based in South Korea. She is signed to YMC Entertainment in South Korea and Warner Music in Japan... read more

She is magical! Her voice will have you feeling so many emotions. Truly an amazing vocalist. I love her!

She has a good vocal range, and she has a beautiful high-pitched voice. She can sing every song beautifully. Obviously, she is very pretty. I really admire her.

Ailee should be first. She has an amazing voice and perfect looks. I love her!

19 PSY Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.

HE IS AMAZING! Recently, because of Psy, North America has been listening to K-pop more. Psy has great songs like Right Now, Gentleman, Gangnam Style, and many more.

20 Infinite
21 2NE1 2NE1 was a South Korean girl group consisting of Bom, Dara, CL, and formerly Minzy. The group was formed by YG Entertainment in 2009.
22 GOT7 Got7 is a South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment. The group is composed of seven members: JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom.

GOT7 is my most favorite band ever. They are so talented and cute. I can't find the words to describe them. They are perfect!

24 JYJ
25 Leo (VIXX)
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